Verizon Communications IncVZ:NYQ

50.74
0.23 / 0.45 %
27.05m
2.86%
0.1775
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Consensus recommendation

As of Feb 06, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 35 polled investment analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Sep 18, 2012. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Verizon Communications Inc..

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Buy8
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Hold18
Underperform1
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Share price forecast

The 24 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Verizon Communications Inc. have a median target of 51.00, with a high estimate of 55.00 and a low estimate of 40.00. The median estimate represents a 0.51% increase from the last price of 50.74. View Full Financials

High+8.4 %55.00
Med+0.5 %51.00
Low-21.2 %40.00

Dividends

In 2015, Verizon Communications Inc reported a dividend of 2.23 USD, which represents a 3.24% increase over last year. The 24 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 2.28 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 2.29%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+3.24 %
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jan 21, 2016, Verizon Communications Inc. reported 4th quarter 2015 earnings of 0.89 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 26 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's 4th quarter results by 25.35%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Apr 21, 2016. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+7.80 %

Verizon Communications Inc. reported annual 2015 earnings of 3.99 per share on Jan 21, 2016. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+16.86 %
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Revenue

Verizon Communications Inc. had 4th quarter 2015 revenues of 34.25bn. This bettered the 34.07bn consensus of the 21 analysts covering the company. This was 3.20% above the prior year's 4th quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+0.83 %

Verizon Communications Inc. had revenues for the full year 2015 of 131.62bn. This was 3.57% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+4.38 %
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